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End of chipped flint tool with partially polished surface and sharp cutting edge.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimde-Benisalame - 0-635. O may stand for "East" in German as there was an eastern excavation field. Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32. Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart

Egyptian, Predynastic, Badarian Period, 4500–3800 B.C.

Findspot

Merimde Beni-Salama, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.054

Accession Number

33.422

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers